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Vedic wisdom

Vedic wisdom

Covers a wide area of articles and stories based on and about the Vedic scriptures. Links for online reading and downloading books.

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What to do when you do not know where to start

Life is not always straightforward as we wish it to be. To some, life is a well planned journey with a defined goal and...
black money holders sent for a six

Philosophy in action – PM Modi’s masterstroke sends black money holders for a Six

Shocked to learn Narendra Modi's announcement saying 500 and 1000 Rupee notes will become illegal from that same midnight? Expect more such concrete and...
Diwali thoughts

Why my heart went out to them this Diwali

As I was walking towards the temple to attend a special Diwali function, I noticed something unusual for this day. Diwali is known for...
Kartik month ghee lamps

Month full of Dancing – What makes Kartik month so special?

We have heard of people dancing on the new year day, on birthdays, in clubs and in parties. Such dancing lasts for a day...
Galaxies - Representational image

Another setback for scientists – Previously thought number of galaxies turns out to be...

It is said that making mistakes is human but blaming others for the mistake is even more human. The question is, who it is...

No one can escape death nor can anyone delay it

Continued from previous page... Thus the perfect disciple must be like Arjuna, and the spiritual master must be as good as the Lord Himself....

Researchers get closer to Varnashrama dharma concept

A recently published news story quickly caught my attention. It suggested that there are principally four types of personalities. After carrying out a research project of...

Negation cannot grant realization of the Absolute Truth – Bhaktivinod Thakur

Appearance of an acharya in this world is by no means an ordinary thing. Such acharyas are some of the most confidential servants of...

Understanding and Honoring teachers on Teachers’ Day

So we got one more day to celebrate; the Teachers' day. The first thing comes to mind is, why only one day? Is that...

What to do when we realize we are wrong

It wouldn't be an overstatement to say that everyone makes mistake. In fact everyone is bound to make mistakes as that is how human...

READERS' PICK

Knowing Sri Mayapur As It Is -2

Welcome back! One more book that has made a lasting impression on my mind is Navadwip Dham Mahatmaya by Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur.  After briefly...

Is Hinduism not a Religion?

I was surprised when I came across a politician's comment on Hinduism. He said that the word Hindu does not figure in Vedas and...

What to do when we realize we are wrong

It wouldn't be an overstatement to say that everyone makes mistake. In fact everyone is bound to make mistakes as that is how human...
Minister on not wearing skirts

Reasons to welcome Union minister’s statement on wearing skirts

It may sound unnecessary or even provoking to some restless propagandists, but Union minister Mahesh Sharma's statement on not wearing skirts is actually in...

Krishna consciousness does not exclude mundane ethics; it goes beyond them

It is observed over and over again that many religious and spiritual leaders tend to take their popularity for granted and indulge in acts...

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